Food Donations

Canned or Packaged Food Donations Needed Most:

  • beans/peas all types
  • crackers
  • cereal/grits/oatmeal
  • corn
  • fruit
  • jelly
  • Jiffy Mix
  • juices
  • macaroni and cheese
  • meat/SPAM/salmon/beef stew
  • pasta (dry)
  • pasta sauce
  • peanut butter
  • rice
  • soup
  • tomato sauce
  • vegetables/mixed
  • Any other food except frozen or refrigerated items.

Drop-Off Times

Drop off:  James Island Outreach | 1853 Maybank Highway | Charleston, SC | 29412

Hours:  9:30 am to 11:30 am Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  Or please call 843-762-3653 or e-mail for pick-up.

Amazon Smile Donations

When millions of supporters shop at, charitable donations quickly add up!  James Island Outreach is now one of the charities you can support when shopping on Amazon Smile.  There is no cost for you! Once you designate James Island Outreach as one of your charities on Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to JIO.

For step by step instructions, visit our webpage:  Donate to JIO via Amazon Smile

Donate Online with PayPal

Monetary donations are needed to support assistance efforts.  First, it helps to purchase food when food donations are insufficient.  Secondly, it is used to provide assistance with utilities, medicines and rent. Monetary donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Please click the PayPal donation button below.  You will be redirected to the PayPal website for login and payment. Donations will appear on your statement as “PAYPAL *JIOUTREACH”.